The controversial bankruptcy provisions appear to be out of the Senate housing bill, The Hill's J. Taylor Rushing reports.

Debate over bankruptcy measures had stalled talks on the issue for weeks, as Rushing reported in Wednesday's paper. Senate sources say that the issue will get an up-or-down vote as an amendment. The base bill will emerge on the chamber floor later this afternoon, they said. Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidDems see surge of new candidates Dems to grind Senate to a halt over ObamaCare repeal fight GOP fires opening attack on Dem reportedly running for Heller's Senate seat MORE (D-Nev.) plans to announce the bill's details at 5 p.m.


It's expected to be heavy on tax credits, like the $15,000, three-year credit proposed by Sen. Johnny IsaksonJohnny IsaksonGeorgia special election runoff: live coverage House approves VA bill, sending it to Trump Senate backs bill making it easier to fire VA employees MORE (R- Ga.), though the credit's exact amount will be revised. Majority Whip Dick DurbinDick DurbinDems push for more action on power grid cybersecurity Live coverage: Senate GOP unveils its ObamaCare repeal bill Senate Dem offers patent reform bill MORE (D-Ill.) had been pushing for the bankruptcy provisions.


A final vote isn't expected until mid-next week.